Mundus MAPP is an internationally recognized European leader in Policy Studies. It offers an interdisciplinary curriculum delivered by four outstanding European universities. Flexible choice of study tracks, practice components, highly diverse international student body, academic excellence applied to contemporary policy problems – this is Mundus MAPP.
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The program is accredited in Austria, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK + in the US on CEU tracks.
Since its establishment in 2007, 323 students have studied in the Mundus MAPP program from 78 countries and 5 continents.
After graduating from the program 93% of our students were employed within 6 months.
The program includes internships at top international organizations, government agencies and global NGOs, a field trip to experience the world of policy practice and policy labs.
The program is 1 of the 5 „success stories” selected by the European Commission in 2020.

Meet our team

Marie-Pierre F. Granger

CEU (Central European University)

Marie-Pierre Granger is the Program Director of the Mundus MAPP consortium. She is Associate Professor at CEU’s Department of Public Policy and Legal Studies Department. She holds a PhD from Exeter University (UK).

Pablo Pareja

IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals)

Dr. Pablo Pareja Alcaraz is Lecturer in International Relations at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Academic Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Public Policy at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) in Barcelona, Spain.

Karim Knio

ISS (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Karim Knio is Lecturer in Politics at the International Institute of Social Studies. He completed his PhD in International Political Economy at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Jeremy Moulton

York (University of York)

Dr Jeremy F G Moulton has been an Associate Lecturer at the University of York since 2017. He has previously taught at York’s Department of Environment & Geography and at the University of Hull’s School of Politics and International Studies. Jeremy holds a doctorate degree in Politics from the University of Hull.

Design your study path

Mundus MAPP is unique in the flexibility with which students can tailor theirlearning experiences to their individual needs through the selection of study tracks.


Global Public Policy
The central focus in this study track is on the policy process at the international and global level, including the design and operation of international organizations and global policy regimes. The track is designed to provide students with thorough understanding of public policy in national as well as in international contexts.


European Public Policy
This study track focuses on policy analysis, policy making and problem solving in the European Union, its member states and neighborhood countries. The central focus is on the policy process in national and transnational contexts from agenda-setting to implementation from a problem solving perspective.


Political Economy and Development
This study track seeks to deepen applicants’ knowledge in problem situating approaches of public policy. The logic of this track essentially revolves around the topic of political economy and development.


Governance and Development
This study track specializes in topics revolving around governance and development, and attracts applicants wishing to study public policy in the context of developing countries with the objective to work for an international organization in the future.

The Mundus MAPP Universities

Central European UniversityInstitut Barcelona d'Estudis InternacionalsInternational Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of York


May 30, 2022

Mundus MAPP Visiting Scholar Guest lecture by Andrea Bianculli

The 2022 Mundus MAPP Visiting Scholar Andrea Bianculli (IBEI) will deliver a guest lecture titled: Migration and Regulatory Governance Regimes in South America: The Venezuelan Crisis and its Regional Implications on June 2nd 2022, at CEU. You can attend the lecture either online on Zoom or in person in QS D-002.
April 26, 2022

Mundus MAPP has been accredited under the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programs!

Mundus MAPP is accredited in the countries in which the four partner institutions are located (Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK), as well in the United States (for the CEU tracks). This year, Mundus MAPP has also been further accredited under the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Degree Programs though the Dutch-Flanders […]
February 13, 2022

Interview with Chiara Marinelli

Read the interview with our alumna Chiara Marinelli (CEU-IBEI track) who graduated from the program in 2020. In the interview, Chiara talks about her experience with the program and her path to the current position of a consultant on organized crime and gender-based violence at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Panama. Read the […]